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February 9, 2022

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Fatal skier crash at Eldora Mountain Ski Resort

Boulder County, Colo. - On February 8, 2022, at approximately 2:26 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center was called to Eldora Mountain Ski Resort located at 2861 Lake Eldora Ski Road in unincorporated Boulder County for a female that was not conscious or breathing after colliding with a tree on the Muleshoe Run.

Members from the Eldora Ski Patrol, Nederland Fire Department, LifeLine Air Ambulance and American Medical Response (AMR) all responded and attempted life-saving measures on the 77-year- old female, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Foul play is not suspected, however the investigation remains on-going. The incident will be investigated by the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Boulder County Coroner's Office. The Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death, as well as the identity of the decedent.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Nederland Fire Protection District, AMR Ambulance, Lifeline Air Ambulance, and the Boulder County Coroner’s Office responded to the incident.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: 22-535.


/s/ Sgt. Lori Cox